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Google Fit update enables workout tracking directly from Android Wear

Leave the phone in your pocket as you can now start a walk, run, or biking session right from your smartwatch.

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Altra IQ smart shoes give you feedback, tips to improve your running form

This running shoe and smartphone app combo hopes to become your virtual running coach.

Altra IQ is a running shoe with sensors inside

Pressure sensors and accelerometers in the sole track all sorts of metrics, like your running pace and whether you're striding properly.

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Lumo Run shorts could help you become a better runner

These shorts work with a sensor and an iPhone app to help you become a better runner.

Lumo Run shorts use a bluetooth device in the waistband to measure your run

Want to improve your run? These shorts (together with an app) help you improve your form and stride.

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Veta is a smart EpiPen case that could save your life

If you're prone to allergic reactions, Veta is a device you'll want to keep close.

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Skulpt Chisel will tell you the cold, hard truth about your body fat

This $99 Bluetooth device measures both body fat and muscle quality.

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HTC and Under Armour want to help you get healthy with the UA Healthbox

It’s a box with all the essential gadgets you’ll need to get fit, including a fitness band, a scale, and a strap-on heart-rate monitor.

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Pebble Health does what the smartwatch’s third-party apps won’t

Built-in step and sleep tracking comes to the Pebble Time, Pebble Time Steel, and Pebble Time Round.

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Fitbit adds automatic exercise tracking for Surge and Charge HR

Forgetting to enter exercise mode is no longer an issue for the Fitbit Charge HR and Surge.

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Withings rounds out its stylish activity-tracking watch line-up with new Activité Steel

Just in time for the holidays, Withings has a new $170 fitness tracker that looks like a Swiss timepiece.

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EU will fund car, hospital and airport IT security research

The EU Agency for Network and Information Security (ENISA) is now studying the security vulnerabilities of smart cars, smart airports and smart hospitals.

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Second-gen Kolibree connected toothbrush comes with improved smarts and a lower price

The Kolibree can tell you if your brushing sessions tend to be as long and thorough as they should be.

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Jawbone Up update fills in the fitness tracker's missing gaps

Responding to customer complaints, Jawbone will add automatic sleep tracking to its Up line of trackers, among other new features.

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Samsung’s SleepSense sleep tracker taps home appliances to help you doze off

SleepSense joins a growing number of on-bed sleep trackers, though its connection to Samsung TVs and appliances could be its standout feature.

Inside Ames: ‘Star Trek’ inspired tricorder takes your vitals

The Scanadu Scout is a handheld device that measures your blood pressure, temperature, blood oxygen level and heart rate in 30 seconds and sends the results to your smartphone.

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Jawbone returns to the Apple Store, while straying further from its own hardware

Huawei will be the first dedicated fitness tracker to support Jawbone's app and coaching features.

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Awair is a connected air monitor that gets increasingly smarter with use

The app-controlled device uses multiple sensors to analyze your environment and make sure the air around you is fit to breath.

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